90's Internet sensation AOL announced today that it has purchased The Huffington Post. (Mostly sarcastic) reactions began to flood Twitter early this morning and have continued throughout the day. Here's a sample of what top tweeters think of the new AOL-HuffPo combo.


@Delrayser wonders if AOL will return to one of their early marketing strategies to promote the new merger.

I can't wait 'til AOLHuffPo starts mailing me CD-ROMs of celebrity cleavage slideshows!less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Andy Borowitz was expecting a bigger cut from the deal.

My share of the Huffington Post sale, zero dollars, was a little disappointing.less than a minute ago via web


Funny or Die recalls the sound of anticipation from the days when AOL and dial-up internet were cool.

AOL bought Huffington Post. You are now hearing the dial up noise inside of your head. BREEEEWaaAAhbreEEEwahWah. We miss you, 90's. Kinda.less than a minute ago via web


Writer/Film Producer Michael Shea wonders how much AOL would pay for his blog?

Shocked #AOL buying #HuffingtonPost -had no idea AOL was still a company! They're overpaying for sites like that? My blogs are up for sale!less than a minute ago via web


Cartoonist Matt Bors calls out HuffPo for not paying writers, wonders if Arianna's newly acquired millions will signal a change.

Since HuffPo is worth $315 million, I wonder why Ariana Huffington can't afford to pay her contributors who make the content a single dime.less than a minute ago via web


The Daily Caller's Derek Hunter, not satisfied with AOL-HuffPo, envisions a NewsCorp-AOL-HuffPo hybrid.

How awesome would it be if Rupert Murdoch floated the idea of buying AOL now that they own #HuffPo? The reaction would so fun to watch. #p2less than a minute ago via web


Cartoonist Corey Pandolph is surprised such a purchase was even possible.

Wait wait wait. AOL has money to buy things?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


The Atlantic's James Bennet is curious about the new conglomerate's women's content focus.

Missing so far from (smart) takes on the deal: What to make of the AOL/Huff stress  on "women's" content.  http://read.bi/fMaijZless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Independent journalist Diane Walsh questions how Arianna's influence will change AOL.

#HuffPo has just been bought by AOL for $315 million. Does that mean AOL, with AH second-in-command, will now be a lefty paragon of virtue?less than a minute ago via web